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Cholera spreading among Nigerians displaced by Boko Haram militants : United Nations

September 6, 2017 10:00 pm
Cholera spreading among Nigerians displaced by Boko Haram militants : United Nations

Children gather at the scene of a terrorist attack in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria on July 17, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Cholera is spreading fast through camps housing people displaced by Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, the United Nations said on Wednesday. Most deaths were recorded in Muna […]

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Nigeria bombing kills 30, injures 80 in Borno state

August 16, 2017 4:30 am
Nigeria bombing kills 30, injures 80 in Borno state

Residents gather at the scene of a bombing attack in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria on July 17, 2017. (Photos by AFP) At least 30 people have been killed and some 80 more wounded in a bombing attack in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Borno. According to a member of the local civilian […]

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Multiple bomb attacks kill 19 in northeastern Nigeria

July 12, 2017 10:30 pm
Multiple bomb attacks kill 19 in northeastern Nigeria

Residents walk at the site of a bombing in Koffa, northern Nigeria, June 19, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Nigerian police say multiple bomb attacks have claimed the lives of at least 19 people and wounded about two dozen others in the country’s troubled northeast. Police said on Wednesday that […]

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2 killed, 6 injured in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Borno

May 16, 2017 10:30 pm
2 killed, 6 injured in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Borno

The photo taken on December 8, 2016 in Bama, northeastern Nigeria, shows a general view of some of the reconstruction taking place in a village affected by Boko Haram insurgency. (AFP photo) Two people have been killed and six others have been injured in an attack on a village in […]

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Twenty six thousand displaced families in Nigeria’s Borno state received food: MSF

January 7, 2017 4:20 pm
Twenty six thousand displaced families in Nigeria’s Borno state received food: MSF

The file photo shows members of the Doctors Without Borders (MSF) relief agency distributing food in Nigeria’s northeastern province of Borno. (Photo by the MSF) Doctors Without Borders says it has given food to some 26,000 families who have been displaced by the Boko Haram Takfiri terrorist group in northeast […]

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World Health Organization says 35% of health facilities in Nigeria’s Borno demolished

December 14, 2016 10:30 pm
World Health Organization says 35% of health facilities in Nigeria’s Borno demolished

An aerial view taken on December 8, 2016, shows houses and buildings destroyed by Boko Haram in Bama, Borno state, northeastern Nigeria. (Photo by AFP) The World Health Organization (WHO) says 35 percent of 743 health facilities in Nigeria’s Borno state have been completely demolished.  Borno has been the state […]

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Boko Haram Takfiri terrorist group killed 20 Nigerian soldiers in attack in Borno State

October 17, 2016 9:30 pm
Boko Haram Takfiri terrorist group killed 20 Nigerian soldiers in attack in Borno State

This file photo taken on March 25, 2016 shows Nigerian army soldiers on the back of a vehicle in Damboa, Borno State, in northeast Nigeria. (Photo by AFP) The Boko Haram Takfiri terrorist group claims it has killed 20 soldiers and wounded dozens of others during an attack on military […]

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Nigeria’s military rescued from Boko Haram Takfiri militant stronghold about 300 women and girls

April 29, 2015 5:00 am
Nigeria’s military rescued from Boko Haram Takfiri militant stronghold about 300 women and girls

About 300 women and girls have been rescued from a Boko Haram Takfiri militant stronghold in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state, the military says. “Troops have this afternoon captured and destroyed three camps of terrorists inside the Sambisa Forest and rescued 200 girls and 93 women,” AFP quoted military spokesman Chris Olukolade as saying […]

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Reckless soldiers, civilians killed as Boko Haram attacks New Marte in Borno

April 8, 2015 1:09 pm
Reckless soldiers, civilians killed as Boko Haram attacks New Marte in Borno

Many soldiers and civilians are feared dead after Boko Haram members struck New Marte community in Borno state yesterday April 7th. According to Sahara Reporters, a security officer revealed that the armed sect members arrived the community in cars and sports utility vehicles, attacked a military base in the community, […]

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Unlucky suicide bombers intercepted in Biu town of Borno State

April 6, 2015 4:43 pm
Unlucky suicide bombers intercepted in Biu town of Borno State

Unlucky reckless two would-be suicide bombers were intercepted in Biu town of Borno State yesterday April 5th. According to Premium Times, one of the suicide bombers, a male, was killed after he was caught trying to enter a crowded mosque where worshipers were observing their 2p.m. prayer. A resident of […]

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Boko Haram murdered and burnt 50 corpses in fresh attacks in Borno State

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Boko Haram murdered and burnt 50 corpses in fresh attacks in Borno State

No fewer than 50 youths were killed and their corpses set on fire by suspected Boko Haram members in Kwajaffa village in Hawul LGA of Borno state last night. Journalist Ahmad Salkida shared the info on twitter this morning.

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Boko Haram reportedly kidnap over 400 women and children in Damasak

March 24, 2015 9:32 pm
Boko Haram reportedly kidnap over 400 women and children in Damasak

10 days after the Defence Headquarters announced the recapture of Damasak town in Borno state from Boko Haram, members of the sect group is reported to have struck the town again, this time kidnapping over 400 women and children. According to a resident of the town, Souleymane Ali, who spoke […]

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Boko Haram attack on Bama kills soldier and injured seven

March 21, 2015 9:04 pm
Boko Haram attack on Bama kills soldier and injured seven

Defence Headquarters this evening released a statement on how they foiled another Boko Haram attack on Bama, Borno state today, March 21st. Sadly one soldier died while 7 others got injured during the attack. They have been evacuated from the combat area by air and are already receiving medical attention. […]

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Chibok girls: ‘Governor Kashim Shettima should be ready for prosecution if…’- Femi Fani-Kayode,

March 10, 2015 9:18 am
Chibok girls: ‘Governor Kashim Shettima should be ready for prosecution if…’- Femi Fani-Kayode,

Press statement from Femi Fani-Kayode…read below… The Director of Media and Publicity of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation (PDPPCO), Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has berated Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, for ignoring security reports and the counsel of the Federal Government against holding the 2014 May/June West African […]

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Nigerian military have reported a remarkable victory against the Boko Haram insurgents in Baga, Borno State

February 21, 2015 11:56 pm
Nigerian military have reported a remarkable victory against the Boko Haram insurgents in Baga, Borno State

The Nigerian military have reported a remarkable victory against the Boko Haram insurgents in Baga, Borno State. In a statement released today by the Defence Headquarters, Nigerian soldiers were said to have killed several Boko Haram members despite the stiff resistance posed by the insurgents. According to a statement signed by […]

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